Half-grey wrasse, Two-tone wrasse, Twotone wrasse, Zig-zag wrasse
Halichoeres prosopeionis commonly referred to as Half-grey wrasse, Two-tone wrasse, Twotone wrasse, Zig-zag wrasse. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 1000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 4349 AphiaID: 275791 Scientific: Halichoeres prosopeion German: Lippfisch English: Half-grey Wrasse, Two-tone Wrasse, Twotone Wrasse, Zig-zag Wrasse Category: Wrasses Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Actinopterygii (Class) > Perciformes (Order) > Labridae (Family) > Halichoeres (Genus) > prosopeion (Species) Initial determination: (Bleeker, ), 1853 Occurrence: Alor, Ambon, American Samoa, Ashmore and Cartier Islands, Australia, Bali, Borneo (Kalimantan), Brunei Darussalam, Bunaken, Fiji, Flores, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, Indonesia, Japan, Lesser Sunda Islands, Malaysia, New Caledonia, New South Wales (Australia), Niue, Northern Mariana Islands, Okinawa, Palau, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland (Australia), Raja Amat, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Sulawesi, Taiwan, The Bangai Archipelago, Timor, Togean Islands, Tonga, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Western Pacific Ocean Sea depth: 2 - 40 Meter Size: up to 5.12" (13 cm) Temperature: 73.4 °F - 82.4 °F (23°C - 28°C) Food: Amphipods, Brine Shrimp Nauplii, Brine Shrimps, Copepods, Daphnia salina, Fish eggs, Flakes, Frozen Food (large sort), Frozen food (small sorts), Krill, Lobster eggs, Mysis Tank: 219.98 gal (~ 1000L) Difficulty: Not for beginners Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Least concern (LC) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2012-04-25 11:26:00
Last edit: 2018-12-01 06:55:50
Inhabits lagoon and seaward reefs, in coral-rich areas. Also found along drop-offs on the bottom of large caves. Usually seen solitary.
Classification / Names
Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Labridae (Wrasses) > Corinae
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